Laois Sport

Nicole is still making the headlines

By Denis J. Croke THREE years ago tomorrow (Wednesday) Portarlington’s Nicole Turner was in the headlines as she was the flag bearer for the Irish team attending the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. Two years on and Nicole is...

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Clonaslee coast to intermediate final

Laois Shopping Centre Intermediate Football Championship s/f Clonaslee/St Manman’s 2-8 Mountmellick 1-4 By Gavin Cooper CLONASLEE/St Manman’s are through to...

Thursday, 19/09/19 - 9:13am Read More

Chris ensures The Heath’s senior survival

Laois Shopping Centre Senior Football Championship Relegation Final The Heath 1-16 Crettyard 1-8 By Pat Delaney CONDITIONS in Stradbally on...

Thursday, 19/09/19 - 9:12am Read More

Kirsten ensures a place in number nine for Camross

Laois Camogie Intermediate s/f Camross 1-11 The Harps 0-9 By Pat Delaney THIS semi-final at Mountrath was closely contested and...

Thursday, 19/09/19 - 9:11am Read More

Saints dismiss champions and bridge gap of nine years

Laois Camogie intermediate s/f   St Brigid’s 2-11 O’Moores 2-9 By Pat Delaney THIS was a repeat of last year’s...

Thursday, 19/09/19 - 9:10am Read More

Champions experience sees them through to another decider

Laois Ladies Senior Football Championship s/f Sarsfields 2-14 Portlaoise 1-7 By Pat Delaney THE score line looks one sided but...

Friday, 06/09/19 - 3:46am Read More

Mo leads Timahoe to their first final in four years

Laois Ladies Senior Football Championship s/f Timahoe 4-9 St Conleth’s 3-6 By Denis J. Croke THERE was a time when...

Thursday, 05/09/19 - 3:43am Read More

Russell’s dead ball accuracy ends Mountrath’s championship famine

Laois Shopping Centre Junior ‘B’ Hurling Championship final St Fintan’s Mountrath 0-19 Camross 0-12 By Pat Delaney THE first ever...

Wednesday, 04/09/19 - 3:42am Read More

The Heath go in search of a double

Rounders   By Jamie Dowling THE cream of the crop will arrive in Mountmellick next Saturday 7 September, with the...

Tuesday, 03/09/19 - 1:36pm Read More

Sustaining development at Portlaoise AFC girls

THIS season will see Portlaoise AFC celebrate their fifth year of girls soccer at Rossleighan Park. It’s been a fantastic...

Tuesday, 03/09/19 - 1:35pm Read More

National Sport

Cluxton should get footballer of the year award

Anybody fortunate enough to be in Croke Park last Saturday evening, well, anybody from Dublin and the vast majority of neutrals, will have a cherished memory forever, writes Peter McNamara. In years to come, would I get away with telling...

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Tipperary’s Jerome Cahill named U-20 Hurler of the Year

Jerome Cahill has been named the 2019 Bord Gáis Energy U-20 Player of the Year. The Kilruane MacDonagh’s man was...

Wednesday, 18/09/19 - 2:20pm Read More

Muscle problem puts Man City’s John Stones out for up to five weeks

Manchester City defender John Stones will be out for around five weeks with a muscular problem, manager Pep Guardiola has...

Tuesday, 17/09/19 - 4:00pm Read More

Birmingham fined by FA over fan punching Jack Grealish

Birmingham have been fined £42,500 after a supporter ran on to the pitch and punched Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish...

Tuesday, 17/09/19 - 3:50pm Read More

Shane Lowry: ‘I get stopped a little more’ since Open win, but ‘I’ve taken it in my stride’

Shane Lowry says becoming a major winner has not changed him as a person. The Open champion makes his return...

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Katie Taylor moves up a weight in bid to become two-weight world champion

Katie Taylor will get the chance to become a two-weight world champion in November. The unified lightweight champion will move...

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Republic of Ireland women’s team hoping for record crowd at EURO 2021 qualifier

Organisers are hoping to see a record attendance in Tallaght Stadium for the Republic of Ireland women’s EURO 2021 qualifier...

Tuesday, 17/09/19 - 1:50pm Read More

World Rugby open to larger World Cup squads but requests came too late for Japan 2019

World Rugby bosses have hit back at claims 31-man World Cup squads threaten player welfare by insisting top coaches left...

Tuesday, 17/09/19 - 1:00pm Read More

‘We do not need their support’ – Dundalk ban four fans after EA Sports Cup final trouble

Dundalk have banned four fans from Oriel Park following crowd trouble at the EA Sports Cup final. Fans invade the...

Tuesday, 17/09/19 - 12:30pm Read More

Dublin’s Nicole Owens ‘hoping to be back on the pitch for championship next season’

Dublin All-Ireland winner Nicole Owens expects to be back in time for next year’s TG4 Championship campaign after she claimed...

Tuesday, 17/09/19 - 12:10pm Read More

Sport Columnists

RUGBY – Portlaoise signal intention in season opener

Portlaoise 26 Thurles 22 PORTLAOISE signalled their intention to rebuild their side into a force to be reckoned with at Togher on Sunday last. Captain Rosie Palmer led her team into the first competitive match of the season with trepidation...

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Ruanbeg rescued

WRITE a book on any subject and that topic becomes part of the author’s mental make-up both before and long...

Tuesday, 11/09/12 - 3:20pm Read More